ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — The Texas Rangers have placed right-handed setup man Tanner Scheppers on the 15-day disabled list with left knee inflammation and recalled right-hander Phil Klein from Triple-A Round Rock.
Rangers manager Jeff Banister said before Sunday's game against the San Francisco Giants that Scheppers mentioned the injury early last week but tried to pitch through it.
In Texas' 9-7 loss to San Francisco in 11 innings on Saturday night,...
RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — The International Olympic Committee said Sunday it will begin testing for disease causing viruses in the sewage-polluted waters where athletes will compete in next year's Rio de Janeiro Games.
Previously, the IOC and local Olympic organizers in Rio said they would only test for bacteria in the water, as Brazil and virtually all nations only mandate such testing to determine the safety of recreational waters.
BEREA, Ohio (AP) — Terrelle Pryor is trying to reinvent his career with the Cleveland Browns, and so far, he's earning rave reviews.
Browns wide receivers coach Joker Phillips said Sunday that Pryor certainly has the talent and willingness to succeed as a wide receiver in the NFL. Now, the 26-year-old former Oakland quarterback just needs to find the consistency in his technique.
Despite the learning curve he faces, Pryor is turning heads in training...
RENTON, Wash. (AP) — The Seattle Seahawks have released veteran defensive tackle Tony McDaniel to save salary cap space after signing quarterback Russell Wilson and linebacker Bobby Wagner to contract extensions.
Seattle made the move with McDaniel on Sunday and it will save the club between $2.5 and $3 million against the salary cap. McDaniel was set to make $2.5 million in base salary.
McDaniel spent two seasons with the Seahawks, starting 29 of 32...
DAVIE, Fla. (AP) — Pro Bowl left tackle Branden Albert of the Miami Dolphins is showing progress in his return from major knee surgery.
Albert had surgery on his right knee late last season. On Sunday, he participated in limited outdoor drills for the first time during camp. He wore a bulky brace and moved with a noticeable limp. He wore full pads after previously taking part only in warmups and walk-through drills.